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Re: A problem with 10.0.0.0/8 as the backbone network and consumer routers?



Am Dienstag, 24. Januar 2012, 14:43:54 schrieb Frank Weißer:> Am 24.01.2012 14:27, schrieb Mike Gabriel:> > Hi Petter,> >> > On Di 24 Jan 2012 13:16:43 CET Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:> >> I've discovered a problem with our new backbone network setup.  Trying> >> to configure a Linksys Wireless-G broadband router to use 10.0.0.8/8> >> is impossible.  Its default firmware can not handle less than /24.  It> >> provide /24, /25, /27, etc.  but not /8.  I suspect this is the case> >> with other consumer broadband routers too.> >>> >> Should we care?  This make it harder to test the full Skolelinux setup> >> with common hardware. :(> >> > Sounds like a crap firmware to me...
Is Gosa "a crap software" because it doesn't support a /23 network mask?
> > I would no care. I have never encountered that with other devices. But I> > am no hardware specialist...> I had the same issue some years ago with a D-Link printserver.> D-Link-hotline told something like "Our printserver is designed for> home-networks. So other masks then 24-bit are not needed".>> For linksys -routers i guess there should be the possibility to flash> something like[...]
I'd prefer to have a possibility to change the ip address range (we have 10.1.1/8, 10.1.2/8 ... networks in our school).just my 2¢
Georg



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